Marilyn A. Neller, 76, of Altamont, died at 6:06 p.m., Sunday, August 9, 2015 at HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham.
Family graveside services will be held at a later date in Union Cemetery, Altamont. Memorials may be made to the Altamont Public Library or the donors’ choice. Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont is assisting the family with arrangements.
Marilyn was born on Sunday, January 22, 1939 in Wakefield, Illinois to Leroy Dale and Mildred (Wakefield) Gharst. She married Douglas L. Neller on July 5, 1969 in Battle Creek, Michigan. She was affiliated with the Southern Baptist Church. She retired from the State of Michigan in 2002 where she had been a social and case worker.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Douglas Neller of Altamont, her sons, Robert and Matthew Neller of Altamont, her stepson, Andrew (Barbara) Neller of South Lyon, MI, stepmother, Barbara J. Neller of Battle Creek, MI, her brother, Roy (companion, Diana Weaver) Gharst of Effingham, her sister, Carol (Joy) Hazel of Noble, stepgrandchildren, Drew Neller and Bradley Neller and many nieces and nephews.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.giesekingfuneralhome